Quality Technician II / Mechanical Inspector




Fairfield, CA, USA

Level of experience

Mid Level

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Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Specialist (CMM Operator) conducts CMM operation, programming, and part verification in compliance with applicable Quality Management System procedures, and maintenance of gage procurement and calibration system.


  • CMM Operation and part verification to support the quality system as necessary
  • Perform annual validations / PPAP as required
  • Perform routine inspections, dimensional studies, and investigations, as necessary
  • Participate, support, and lead in data collection for problem solving teams
  • CMM Programming using PC DMIS


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years manufacturing experience
  • 3-5 years PC DMIS programming experience
  • 1-2 years CMM Operation
  • Experience with PPAP creator and/or Step Ahead an asset
  • Understanding of Control Plans, FMEA's, Flow Diagrams, and In-Process Inspection
  • Knowledge of GD&T, SPC, Gage R&R, and gage use
  • Ability to work both days and afternoons
  • CMM Program maintenance after programs and set up are established
  • Organizational skills to maintain CMM programs and gage calibration in compliance with Quality department and QMS procedures and requirements
  • Understanding of problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to solve problems utilization TQPS methodology
  • Ability to speak and write in English and act as a liaison between production and quality


  • Mechanical and technical capacity.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Problem Solving/Analytical.
  • Time Management.
  • Good problem solving and conceptual skills.
  • Blueprint analysis, mechanical system knowledge, critical thinking, tool familiarity
  • Excellent communication skills to convey detailed instructions to the machine operators, and to communicate with and engineers regarding designs and drawings.
  • Proven ability to successfully multi-task in a fast paced, high throughput environment.
  • Make a positive contribution to maintaining a workplace that is healthy, safe, neat and tidy.
  • Ability to fluently read and write English, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Technical capabilities, including CMM and PCMM (Romer Arm).
  • Familiar with CAD models (IGES, Step, Solidworks, Catia)
  • Experience working within AS9100/ISO9001 environment.
  • Proficient using a PC in a windows environment. 


  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Excellent attendance, ability to work overtime, weekends and off shifts as needed.
  • Perform all duties in compliance with regulatory and company requirements.

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